Bienville Parish Ranked “Very High” for Covid Vulnerability

As of yesterday, July 22, 2021, according to the Act Now Coalition, about half of the population of Bienville Parish is at a “Very High Vulnerability Level” when it comes to Covid infections, and “is more vulnerable than 83% of U.S. counties [parishes].” 

Act Now said “Communities with higher vulnerability have pre-existing economic, social, and physical conditions that may make it hard to respond to and recover from a COVID outbreak.”

Act Now reported that 4,819 Bienville Parish residents (36.4%) have received at least one dose and 4,252 (32.1%) are fully vaccinated.  

The Act Now Coalition is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded by volunteers in March 2020. Covid Act Now is a COVID-focused initiative to help people make informed decisions by providing timely and accurate data about COVID in the U.S.  Anybody who is at least 12 years old is eligible to be vaccinated. Fewer than 0.001% of people who have received a dose experienced a severe adverse reaction.

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